The CTE staff is available to work with programs and departments on campus in a wide variety of ways. We welcome the opportunity to consult with deans, department chairs, undergraduate and graduate advisors, curriculum committees, course instructors, and others on issues of curriculum design, teaching, major/minor design, course design and assessment, evaluation, and research. Please contact the CTE Director at or 713.348.3093 to schedule a program-level consultation.

In accordance with the best practices for educational development set forth by the Professional and Organizational Development Network, the CTE maintains confidentiality for all of these services. Consultation and collaboration are available in the following areas:

Teaching and Learning

  • research and implementation of discipline-specific pedagogies

  • analyzing student evaluations for courses and programs

  • teaching award nominations

  • research on student learning

  • assessing student learning at the course and program level


  • curriculum development or revision

  • major/minor/graduate program design or redesign

Professional Development

  • development and design of mentoring programs for teaching

  • development and design of mentoring programs for undergraduates, graduates, and postdocs

  • professional development for future faculty (graduate students and postdocs)